befooling befooling

Definition(s):

  • (n) derision of someone or something as foolish or absurd or inconsistent

Usage(s):

  • To women who have been jilted by married men, she has a standard reply: "Quit befooling yourself with false hopes.

Quotes

  1. Talking about "a senior party leader" who was unaware of the policies of the Congress, Azad said: "He doesn't have any following even in his own constituency and is befooling the NC, Congress and Peoples' Democratic Party by trying to...
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Ghulam Nabi Azad Source: Indian Express

  2. "Nitish Kumar ki sarkar Gogia Pasha jadugar ki tarah ki sarkar hai jo janata ko hath ki safai aur hypnotize kar moorkh bana rahi hai (Nitish Kumar-led government is acting like magician Gogia Pasha, and befooling the people of the state by...
    on Jul 12, 2009 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Times of India

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